keep (one's) head below the parapet

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keep (one's) head below the parapet

To hide or remain inconspicuous in an attempt to avoid trouble or danger. I wouldn't say anything right now—just keep your head below the parapet for the time being.
See also: below, head, keep, parapet
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Why are our politicians just keeping their heads below the parapet and sitting on their hands?
THE sponsors were keeping their heads below the parapet yesterday as they braced themselves for a plunge on the totesport Ebor Handicap.
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